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  Asheville, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Asheville is a city in Buncombe County, North Carolina, and is its county seat.
It is the largest city in western North Carolina, and continues to grow - as of 2004, the Census Bureau estimates that Asheville's population is 70,400.
Asheville is served by Asheville Regional Airport in nearby Fletcher, North Carolina, and by Interstate 40, Interstate 240, and Interstate 26.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Asheville,_North_Carolina   (2560 words)

  
 Asheville, North Carolina
Asheville is the county seat of Buncombe County, in Western North Carolina.
Asheville lies in the Blue Ridge Mountains, at the junction of the French Broad and Swannanoa rivers.
Asheville is the eastern gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Cherokee Indian Reservation and The Blue Ridge Parkway.
www.blueridgeonline.com /Asheville.htm   (70 words)

  
 Asheville North Carolina, Town Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Asheville North Carolina has a true four seasons yet a mild year-round climate with an annual average rainfall of 47.07 inches and an average annual snowfall of 13.3 inches.
Asheville North Carolina is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and situated on a plateau at approximately 2200 feet in elevation.
Asheville airport is the largest airport in western North Carolina with almost 50 flights in and out daily.Asheville airport is located about 15 miles south of down town Asheville, it supports both commuter and jet airlines.
www.ashevillerealestate.com /content/article.html/8009   (1187 words)

  
 Carolina Living - Mountains
This is Asheville, the undeniable queen of the North Carolina mountains, where fine art and exquisite craft mingle deliciously, and college students and retirees mix with old-line families and newcomers.
Asheville lured F. Scott Fitzgerald, who penned some of his later works from the famed Grove Park Inn (which recently completed a magnificent new spa).
Asheville has a thriving economy, the largest airport in western North Carolina with almost 50 flights in and out daily, interstate highways, a state community college, UNC-Asheville, home of the Center for Creative Retirement, and two large hospitals - one of them a regional medical center.
www.carolinaliving.com /asheville/default.asp   (727 words)

  
 Asheville, North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Asheville North Carolina was established in 1792 with the building of the Buncombe County Court House, in a considerably remote location, yet ideally founded at the crossroads of two Cherokee trails.
Asheville was officially named in 1797 in recognition of North Carolina’s Governor Samuel Ashe.
Asheville is a unique mountain city with beautiful late 19th and early 20th Century architecture and a passion for the cultural arts.
www.theblueridgehighlander.com /Biltmore_Estate/Asheville_North_Carolina.html   (688 words)

  
 Asheville, North Carolina
Yep; a convergence of the old and the new, that's Asheville - and the happy news is that for the most part it works, rendering an alchemic admixture of tradition and progression … generally speaking.
A good way to familiarize yourself with downtown Asheville is to take the Urban Trail, which starts across the street from Pack Place and meanders for 1.7 miles through downtown proper, with 30 stations describing aspects and eras of Asheville's culture and history.
West Asheville is home to some of the very coolest small businesses in town, and has its own particular, quite pleasant character.
www.northcarolinatravels.com /asheville/asheville.htm   (1181 words)

  
 Asheville North Carolina Mountain Hiking Trails
The Urban Trail in downtown Asheville is a 1.7-mile walking tour with 30 sculptures that depict the history of downtown.
All of this is in the middle of town, just three miles north of downtown beside the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
Try the North Carolina Arboretum, the Mountain-to-Sea trail at the Folk Art Center, a lower trail at Chimney Rock (the Skyline Cliff trail is often closed in the winter due to ice) or the Waterfall Tour (see above).
www.romanticasheville.com /hiking.html   (1480 words)

  
 Asheville Landscaping Contractors | Landscapers in Asheville, NC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A Asheville landscaper is someone with the know how to achieve maximum beauty and functionality on any landscaping project.
Asheville landscape design takes into account much more than just choosing which plants to put where.
Hiring an experienced Asheville landscaper is the first step towards designing the ideal landscape for you and your property.
www.servicemagic.com /d.Landscaping.Asheville.NC.-12046.html   (162 words)

  
 North Carolina-Asheville Bulldogs Basketball News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
UNC Asheville freshman guard Michael Ellis was named Big South Freshman of the Year Monday afternoon as the league announced its award winners for the 2005-06 season.
ASHEVILLE - They have experienced the joy of playing in the NCAA tournament and the disappointment of four straight losing seasons.
The UNC Asheville men's basketball team still has hopes to host a Big South Conference Tournament game next week but must get by a tough High Point team on the road to keep those dreams alive.
www.topix.net /ncaa/north-carolina-asheville-basketball   (701 words)

  
 Greater Asheville Chamber of Commerce, North Carolina - Lodging, Cabins, Bed Breakfasts
The majestic mountains of Western North Carolina, the Great Smokies and The Blue Ridge (home to the Parkway), surround the city of Asheville and embrace "The Greater Asheville Area." We invite you to make it your next vacation or weekend getaway destination.
Everything in the greater Asheville Area has history, even the name of Asheville's county, Buncombe, has a fascinating story behind it.
Asheville, NC is located in Buncombe County, but our goal is to inform visitors of all the wonderful experiences and beauty our North Carolina mountains can bring, not just the downtown vincinity.
www.ashevillechamber.com   (483 words)

  
 Asheville, NC | City Guide of Asheville, North Carolina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Asheville, NC is a gorgeous town located in the heart of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains.
The eclectic mix of things to do in Asheville NC remains unrivaled in the mountains, the South, and some would even say the country.
With its relaxing nature hikes, the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, the grand estate of George Vanderbilt, the Biltmore Estate and House, and the University of North Carolina Asheville, we are a town of rare beauty offering a unique fusion of nature and culture to the traveler and resident alike.
www.ashevillenc.com   (642 words)

  
 Asheville North Carolina news, hotels, camping , restaurants, business, real estate & tourism information
Asheville is located at the confluence of the Swannanoa River and the French Broad Rivers, which continues all the way northwest through the Appalachian Mountains to Knoxville Tennessee.
Gatlinburg TN), Asheville's weather resembles the weather of the rest of the southeastern U.S., but with somewhat cooler temperatures due to the altitude.
Asheville and the surrounding mountains are also extremely popular in the autumn when fall foliage peaks in October.
asheville-nc-usa.com   (531 words)

  
 Pottery from Asheville, North Carolina
Nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina, the Asheville area is home to a thriving community of potters world-famous for their craftsmanship and distinctive regional style.
The group is representative of the regional style, and have largely been trained and are educators in the Asheville area.
"Asheville is a very special place to us, offering the natural beauty of the mountains and the opportunity to live, work, teach, and study as members of an incredible community of potters," notes Kyle Carpenter, speaking for the group.
www.mudfire.com /asheville-in-atlanta.htm   (328 words)

  
 Dozen Distinctive Destinations | Asheville, North Carolina
North of downtown, the Montford Historic District is a leafy enclave of turn-of-the-century houses.
Built in 1913 with views over the Asheville skyline and the distant mountains, The Grove Park Inn, a member of the National Trust's Historic Hotels of America program, is famed for its plush accommodations, its rugged architecture and its extensive collection of Arts and Crafts furnishings.
The Asheville region offers diverse recreational and cultural experiences that celebrate both the Appalachian tradition and the area's Native American heritage.
www.nationaltrust.org /dozen_distinctive_destinations/list.asp?i=14   (460 words)

  
 Asheville, NC - Connection (Asheville, North Carolina)
Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is the perfect destination for anyone who enjoys the beauty, tranquility, and thrill of nature.
Asheville has a vibrant downtown, great cultural offerings, professional sports, unique shopping and a host of attractions and sites, both in town and close by, this North Carolina city has it all.
Asheville is known as a city for all seasons.
www.segetaway.com /NC/Asheville/index.html   (637 words)

  
 New Homes in Asheville, North Carolina
North Carolina's most architecturally diverse city with Art Deco (downtown Asheville has one of the largest collections of Art Deco architecture in the Southeast), Revival, Queen Anne, and Arts & Crafts style.
Asheville has more than lived up to this by striving for the best in education, medical care, housing, transportation, artistic, and recreational opportunities.
Asheville has a variety of real estate listings from which to choose and a New Homes Realty, Inc. agent is ready to help you locate the real estate that best fits your needs.
www.newhomesrealestate.net /north_carolina/north_carolina_asheville_real_estate.html   (548 words)

  
 Asheville Bed and Breakfast NC North Carolina Inn Lodging B&B
Welcome to the Chestnut Street Inn, a premier Asheville, NC Bed and Breakfast located in the city's Chestnut Hill National Historic District.
Some of the rooms in our North Carolina BandB indulge you further with jacuzzi tubs, comfortable sitting areas and gas fireplaces with original mantles and hearths.
Also, knowing that the Inn is located a short walk from downtown Asheville and only three miles to the Biltmore Estate will help jumpstart a day of sight-seeing and exploration.
www.chestnutstreetinn.com   (286 words)

  
 Asheville North Carolina Vacation Rentals - Vacation Homes, Condo Rentals
Asheville North Carolina (NC) Vacation rentals by owner are private vacation rental homes, villas, condos, apartments, chalets, cabins, and lodgings all available to you at a tremendous value.
Asheville is located in the western side of North Carolina, and is easily accessible from the Asheville Regional Airport.
Asheville is centered on the Blue Ridge Mountains.
www.valuevacationrentals.com /NC/Asheville.cfm   (1242 words)

  
 Asheville, North Carolina NC, city profile (Buncombe County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
North Carolina > All counties > Buncombe County > Asheville
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Asheville was $20,024, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Asheville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $470.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=19077   (942 words)

  
 University of North Carolina, Asheville News
ASHEVILLE - UNC Asheville women's basketball coach Betsy Blose painted a distinct picture of former Pisgah High standout Leslie Young last season.
I was hoping UNC Asheville women's basketball star Kristal Hood would get one more shot at knocking off Liberty, which has beaten UNCA 22 consecutive times and won the Big South Conference 10 years in a...
UNC Asheville will face High Point in the quarterfinals of the Advanced Auto Parts Big South Tournament Tuesday night at 7 p.m.
www.topix.net /ncaa/north-carolina-asheville   (756 words)

  
 Asheville Pediatric Associates, PA for Children's Medical Care - ages birth to 21 years
We are a group of Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioner and a Physician Assistant, practicing in 2 convenient locations in Buncombe County.
At Asheville Pediatrics, we have a strong commitment to serving your child's needs.
All of our doctors are Board Certified and specialize in diseases of children from birth through age 21 years.
www.ashevillepediatrics.com   (171 words)

  
 Carolina Bed & Breakfast - Asheville, North Carolina - BBOnline.com / Introduction
Carolina Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located in the Montford Historic District, just north of Downtown Asheville and the Biltmore Estate.
Asheville is full of things to do, places to see, and great restaurants in which to dine.
Our seven well appointed guest rooms (Mockingbird, Cardinal, Miss Webb, Hummingbird, Goldfinch, Robin's Nest and The Appalachian Cottage) are all individually decorated and feature queen size beds, private baths, air conditioning, cable TV, fine linens and quilts, special soaps, and most with working fireplaces.
www.bbonline.com /nc/carolina   (401 words)

  
 Asheville, NC - Welcome to Go Asheville.com: The online directory for the greater Asheville area.
Asheville, NC - Welcome to Go Asheville.com: The online directory for the greater Asheville area.
Located in the heart of Western North Carolina, Asheville is the perfect place to spend a quiet weekend in a Bed and Breakfast or mountain cabin, or challenge yourself to an outdoor adventure.
Asheville offers a variety of entertainment, restaurants, and shopping.
www.goasheville.com   (69 words)

  
 Asheville North Carolina Cabin Rentals
The Mountains-to-the-Sea Trail joining our property is one of the most beautiful nature trails in North America - ideal for the average walker, the most dedicated hiker or family groups such as this one.
For those who wish to enjoy more of Asheville's unique natural beauty, the North Carolina Arboretum is only one exit away from Willow Winds on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Whether you would like hiking in the Western North Carolina mountains, fishing in our stocked trout pond, using our membership in the nearby Asheville Racquet Club, a visit to the Biltmore Estate, dining in fine Asheville restaurants, or enjoying other Mountain recreation your vacation is so conveniently located to all your activities.
www.willowwinds.com   (1445 words)

  
 Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina - Destinnations
The small, nearby city of Asheville, North Carolina is beginning to flourish.
The year is 1912, and Edwin W. Grove surveys the views from this mountain known as Sunset Mountain, and knows he has found the perfect location for his resort hotel.
The Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa, one of the American South's oldest and most famous grand resorts, was built in 1913 overlooking the Asheville, North Carolina skyline and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
www.destinnations.com /The_South/North_Carolina/grovepark.htm   (282 words)

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